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Wild West Origins To Luxurious Aspen Resort: The Hotel Jerome

Nestled in the heart of Aspen, Hotel Jerome epitomizes elegance and charm, making it an exceptional choice for couples seeking a wedding venue with character and class, no matter the season. Between the history and the architecture, there’s a lot of reasons to get married here! Let’s dive into how the luxurious yet cozy atmosphere sets the stage for unforgettable wedding day celebrations. I can’t wait to tell you about the impeccable service, amenities, and attention to detail. black and white photo of the hotel jerome

The History Of Hotel Jerome

Hotel Jerome, an Auberge Resort, holds a rich and storied past that dates back to the mining boom of the late 19th century. Established in 1889 by Jerome B. Wheeler, a prominent figure in Aspen’s mining industry, the hotel quickly became a hub for social gatherings and a symbol of luxury in the rugged wilderness of the Rocky Mountains. Surviving fires, economic downturns, and changing times, Hotel Jerome has stood the test of time, preserving its historic charm while evolving to meet the needs of modern travelers. Today, it continues to captivate visitors and wedding guests with its impeccable service and enduring legacy as a cherished icon of Aspen’s past and present. bride and groom pose at the hotel jerome in aspen co

Why Hotel Jerome Weddings Are So Special

Whether exchanging vows beneath the majestic mountains or dancing the night away in one of the hotel’s beautiful above-ground ballroom, the possibilities for creating cherished memories are endless. With its warm hospitality, breathtaking surroundings, and unmatched sophistication, Hotel Jerome provides the perfect wedding venue and hotel accommodations for couples to begin their happily ever after.

On-Site Lodging

As a wedding venue, Hotel Jerome Aspen offers a range of on-site lodgings and rooms for friends and family, each exuding the perfect blend of historic charm and modern comfort. From its cozy guest rooms to spacious suites, every accommodation is meticulously appointed with luxurious furnishings and elegant décor, ensuring a truly indulgent stay for your big event. photo of wedding centerpiece and place settings at the hotel jerome in aspen co

Delicious Food & Drinks

At Hotel Jerome, its bar and restaurant are renowned for their craft cocktails, exceptional cuisine and inviting ambiance. The legendary J-Bar, dating back to the hotel’s earliest days, offers a historic setting where guests can enjoy entertainment and delicious bites while soaking in the vibrant atmosphere. Meanwhile, Prospect, the hotel’s upscale restaurant, delights guests with a creative menu showcasing locally sourced ingredients and innovative culinary techniques. So, basically, it’s a foodie haven!

The Hotel Jerome Spa

One of the best amenities of Hotel Jerome is their spa. Guests can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and indulge in ultimate relaxation at the on-site Yarrow Spa. Featuring a range of luxurious treatments inspired by the surrounding mountains and indigenous ingredients, the spa provides a holistic approach to wellness and rejuvenation. The Yarrow Spa offers a blissful array of treatments tailored to pamper wedding guests and enhance their special occasion experience. A perfect answer to the pre-wedding jitters!  photo of bride holding bouquet of flowers at hotel jerome in aspen co

Exceptional Care

Don’t want to worry about anything on the wedding day? The wedding specialists at Hotel Jerome will provide a curated experience, taking care of all the details, big or small.  With their wealth of experience and attention to detail, Hotel Jerome’s specialists and event planners will guide couples to bring their vision to life, from selecting the perfect venue to coordinating vendors and crafting menus for your event.

Multiple Venue Options

There’s a variety of event venues offered by Hotel Jerome. No matter if you’re feeling an elegant ballroom or want to say “I do,” with views of Aspen Mountain, the hotel has it! “Charm” is Hotel Jerome’s middle name (not really, but it should be!).  Let me tell you a bit about their venues! photo of bride and groom at hotel jerome in aspen co

Living Room Terrace

Located just off the Grand Ballroom, the Living Room Terrace at Hotel Jerome boasts an intimate outdoor ambiance adorned with market street lighting, perfect for a romantic evening under the stars. Can you imagine spending a moment on your wedding day peering up at the stars twinkling over the Elk Mountain Range? It’s as dreamy as it sounds.

Antler Room

Loved and occupied since the hotel’s opening in 1889, the Antler Room venue exudes the typical rustic Aspen charm with its mounted antler heads and vintage rugs. Its intimate ambiance is complemented by large windows offering one-of-a-kind views of the surrounding mountains, creating a cozy and picturesque setting for guests to enjoy drinks and conversation. hotel jerome room with antlers in aspen co

Grand Ballroom

The Grand Ballroom stands as the only above-ground ballroom in Aspen, boasting Victorian-era elegance in its design. Not only that, but the ballroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, offering sweeping vistas of the Elk Mountain Range and Red Mountain. Imagine that as the backdrop for your wedding reception events.

The Garden

It’s time to mingle under the shade of a majestic elm tree in The Garden at Hotel Jerome, Aspen’s most desirable wedding courtyard. It’s quiet and gorgeous, an outdoor oasis providing the perfect event venue for intimate gatherings and al fresco dining experiences. photo of bride and groom at garden altar at the hotel jerome in aspen co


Elegance is what makes Prospect…well, Prospect. The space invites guests to dine in a venue that beautifully blends historic charm with modern elegance. The restaurant’s innovative lighting design enhances its ambiance, infusing a sun-kissed warmth during the day and a sultry allure in the evening, creating an unforgettable dining experience.

Wheeler Room

The bright and airy Wheeler Room features dramatic white antler chandeliers and an antique hardwood dining room table, creating an atmosphere of elegance. Against a panoramic view of downtown Aspen, guests can enjoy a luxurious dining experience surrounded by historic charm and scenic beauty. photo of aspen co with mountains in the distance

Some Of My Favorite Hotel Jerome Weddings

Looking for inspiration for your Aspen wedding? I’ve got some stunning pics of weddings at Hotel Jerome in my portfolio as a professional photographer. Here are some of my favorites! bride and groom embrace outside of hotel jerome in aspen co bride and groom kiss outside of the hotel jerome in spen co bride and groom walk down the aisle at the hotel jerome in aspen co bride and mother embrace at the hotel jerome in aspen co bride and groom walk down the aisle at the hotel jerome in aspen co photo of table floral arrangements and candle at the hotel jerome photo of wedding reception at the hotel jerome in aspen co bride cuts wedding cake at the hotel jerome in aspen co

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